1953–54 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1953–54 season
Manager Hugh Shaw [1]
Scottish First Division 5th
Scottish Cup R3
Scottish League Cup SF
Highest home attendance 45,000 (v Celtic, 17 April)
Lowest home attendance 7000 (v Aberdeen, 19 April)
Average home league attendance 22,020[2] (down 7780)

During the 1953–54 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came fifth out of 16 clubs in the Scottish First Division.

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
1 5 September Raith Rovers A 0–4 18,000
2 19 September Heart of Midlothian A 0–4 45,000
3 26 September Hamilton Academical H 4–1 20,000
4 3 October Queen of the South A 2–3 16,000
5 17 October Falkirk A 4–2 16,000
6 24 October Clyde H 4–0 25,000
7 31 October Partick Thistle H 1–2 25,000
8 7 November Celtic A 2–2 42,000
9 14 November St Mirren A 3-3 20,000
10 21 November East Fife H 2–1 25,000
11 28 November Dundee A 0–1 26,000
12 5 December Airdrieonians A 2–2 10,000
13 12 December Stirling Albion H 1–2 20,000
14 19 December Raith Rovers H 5–0 20,000
14 26 December Rangers A 0–2 28,000
15 1 January Heart of Midlothian H 1–2 43,000
17 2 January Hamilton Academical A 6–2 9,500
18 9 January Queen of the South H 1–0 24,000
19 16 January Aberdeen A 3–1 17,500
20 23 January Falkirk H 2–3 15,000
21 6 February Clyde A 6–3 16,000
22 20 February Partick Thistle A 2–0 32,000
23 6 March St Mirren H 2–1 13,000
24 13 March East Fife A 3–1 8,500
25 20 March Dundee H 2–0 12,000
26 27 March Airdrieonains H 8–1 14,000
27 7 April Stirling Albion A 1–2 5,000
28 17 April Celtic H 0–3 45,000
29 19 April Aberdeen H 3–0 7,000
30 26 April Rangers H 2–2 17,300

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
4 Rangers 30 13 8 9 56 35 21 34
5 Hibernian 30 15 4 11 72 51 21 34
6 East Fife 30 13 8 9 55 45 10 34

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G1 8 August Queen of the South A 4–0 13,500
G1 12 August Falkirk A 4–1 10,000
G1 15 August St Mirren A 2–2 30,000
G1 22 August Queen of the South H 2–1 25,000
G1 26 August Falkirk H 2–1 20,000
G1 29 August St Mirren H 3–2 22,000

Group 1 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 6 5 1 0 17 7 10 11
2 Falkirk 6 2 2 2 12 9 3 6
3 St Mirren 6 1 3 2 9 10 –1 5
4 Queen of the South 6 0 1 5 5 17 –12 2

Knockout stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
QF L1 12 September Third Lanark A 4–0 15,800
QF L2 16 September Third Lanark H 4–0 12,000
SF 10 October East Fife N 2–3 38,000

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 30 January St Johnstone A 2–1 16,693
R2 13 February Clyde H 7–0 19,765
R3 27 February Aberdeen H 1–3 47,682

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manager History for Hibernian". Soccerbase. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Average Home League Game Attendances". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 4 November 2013.

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